Granite, radon and radiation

Given the ubiquity of granite in new and redone kitchens across Long Island, should you worry whether you and your family are being poisoned by your countertops? Probably not, says a spokesman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington....[Read More]

Date Published: 09/19/2008

Free Radon Test Kits Available for Eligible Residents

January is National Radon Action Month, so it's a good time to learn about radon and its risks, and how to get your home tested. Radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas that you cannot see, smell, or taste, usually comes from the surrounding rocks...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/06/2020


You can order New York and New Jersey approved radon test kits online for less than $10 using your credit card. Check out this web site: http://www.radon.com/Online-Ordering/html/index.html Or you can call 800-247-2435 to place a phone...[Read More]

Date Published: 10/21/2007

Gas Leaks: What You Don't Smell Will Harm You

New York City was the scene of a puzzling mystery Monday. An unidentified gas-like odor made its way across Manhattan and parts of New Jersey and resulted in some building evacuations and mass transit interruptions. How can you protect your family...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/09/2007

Some details on cabinets

Q. We're trying to do a bigger kitchen and make an office, since I'm now probably working only from home. To save on cabinets, we're looking at several options, including cheaper, imported ones. I did some research, and I'm concerned about whether the...[Read More]

Date Published: 11/28/2020